Institute for Global Engagement Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Institute for Global Engagement Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

ARLINTON, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Institute for Global Engagement of Arlington, VA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
Institute for Global Engagement joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 14.6 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal.  When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to accredit a ministry committed to catalyze freedom of faith worldwide so that everyone has the ability to live what they believe,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2000, Institute for Global Engagement ( has three main pillars they use to accomplish their mission: The teachings of Jesus, religious freedom, and relational diplomacy.

To learn more about Institute for Global Engagement and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories.  It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance.  For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit or call 1-800-323-9473.